Author: Golden Meadows

Golden Retrievers

Why a Golden Retriever Might Be the Right Dog for You

Big dogs, little dogs, active dogs, couch potatoes, long hairs, short hairs…no matter what kind of dog is your favorite, there’s an undeniably adorable companion out there for just about everyone. But which is best for your family? There’s really no simple and easy answer. Ultimately, you want a dog

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Health + Wellness

10 Small Ways to Enrich Your Dog’s Life

We all strive to live a high-quality life, and our pets want the same for themselves and their best human companions. The only difference is that we have control over our choices; our furry friends depend on us for everything. We’re responsible for feeding them, sheltering them, training them, vet

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Training + Obedience

Ultimate Guide to Training Your Puppy to Get Used to a Leash

A puppy’s early months are absolutely incredible. That little bundle of joy is so inquisitive and energetic, offering hours of entertainment and fun and a ton of amazing bonding time with your new buddy. But the early months aren’t just about love; they’re also the best time to start training,

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Safety Tips + Advice

How Long Can You Leave a Puppy Alone?

So you want a puppy. That’s great…but before you rush out and adopt, there’s something you need to know. Puppies can be a lot of work; they’re delightful little bundles of joy packed with personality, but their care takes a significant amount of time. In fact, one of the most

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Dog Parents

Dog Health Myths That Pet Parents Should Stop Believing

It doesn’t matter if you’re a first-time dog owner or a seasoned pro – you will at some point encounter someone, somewhere, who will offer you some unsolicited advice on how to care for your dog. No matter how well-intentioned people are, some just don’t realize they’re spreading ridiculous myths.

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Health + Wellness

How to Tell If Your Dog Is Anxious or Stressed

Some dogs are simply genetically prone to anxiety and separation issues. Others can develop anxiety and stress symptoms in response to certain triggers, including physical illness or disease. It’s sometimes difficult to tell if your dog is simply having a bad day or if something persistent is developing, but we

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Golden Retrievers

Golden Retriever Facts That Will Make You Want One Immediately

Mulling over whether or not to add another dog to your family? If so, you aren’t alone; more Americans than ever are choosing to adopt dogs. People adopt for a wide range of reasons. Some people choose a pup so that their children can have the experience of being responsible

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Health + Wellness

How Often Should You Feed Your Dog?

We all know how much our dogs love to eat. Traditional dog foods, treats, and even table scraps are the stuff of puppy dreams. Our pups would eat a lot more than necessary if left to their own devices, but eating too much can be just as bad as eating

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Health + Wellness

Why Dogs Should Never Eat Grapes

Fresh or frozen, grapes can make a delicious treat — for humans. Dogs, on the other hand, need to avoid grapes at all costs. It doesn’t matter if they’re freshly picked fruits or dried into raisins, this otherwise harmless fruit contains a substance that can really make your pup super

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Training + Obedience

The Right Way to Stop Your Puppy From Nipping & Biting

It happens to every puppy: teething. And unfortunately, it really causes a lot of discomfort so they look for things to mouth and chew. They also explore their worlds differently than people do – including using their mouths as a way to sense the environment and their surroundings. The problem?

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